On Saturdays from 17:00-19:00 CET on the Netherlands radio channel NPO Radio 4 host Wouter Pleijsier presents the radio programme Podium on Saturday (NTR). During the show on 11 December 2021 Rozalie Hirs reads the poetry cycle ‘hand in hand’ [1-5] from her recent book infinite sense (oneindige zin; Amsterdam: […]
On Sunday 5 December 2021 from 10:45-11:10 CET the Dutch television broadcaster VPRO presents a new edition of Vrije Geluiden (Free Sounds) with a feature of hand in hand for string quartet and soprano (2020) by Rozalie Hirs. The performers are: Keren Motseri (soprano); Luna Quartet – Janneke van Prooijen, […]
–> Nederlands On Sunday afternoon 29 August 2021 at 15:00 CET Huize Gaudeamus/ Walter Maashuis, Bilthoven, presents its first garden concert of the year, with music and poetry by Rozalie Hirs. The performers are: Keren Motseri (soprano); Luna Quartet – Janneke van Prooijen, Jellantsje de Vries, Elisabeth Smalt, Katharina Gross; […]
Rozalie Hirs composed hand in hand (2020) for soprano and string quartet, based on her own poetry. This commission from Kulturkreis für Neue Musik Heilbronn is inspired on the life and ideas of the German poet Hölderlin. The world premiere takes place on his two-hundred-and-fiftieth birthday, a day later followed by a performance next to his birthhouse in Lauffen am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.